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The Art of Business: Finding a Lucrative Career in Business Branding

Art students asked to develop the skills necessary to be successful in creating branding and company logos may do so begrudgingly, but this grudge has scarcely any ground to stand on. From the historical origins of art to the bottom line surrounding contemporary artistic education, there are more than enough  Continue Reading...

The Competition Myth – 3 Advantageous Truths

We’ve all heard it. We’ve all heard it several times, in fact. It is a somber bit of “wisdom” from someone close to us, always spoken with an air of warning: “There’s a lot of competition out there…” When we hear these words they strike us with the force of  Continue Reading...

Five Kickstarter Projects Worth Funding – October 2013 Edition

We’ve covered multiple different ways to use Kickstarter to kick start your art career. See our September 2013 Kickstarter Projects here. This month we continue to keep a keen eye out for unique and inspiring artist projects. Please note the projects addressed below are listed in no particular order; TheArtCareerProject.com is not ranking these based  Continue Reading...

50 Great Clubs For Your Comedy Fix

Let’s get things straight from the beginning, comedy, whether it’s stand-up, improv, or something in between, is most definitely an art form. It takes a unique blend of story-telling ability, acting, practice being a comedian, effortless body language control, timing, and nerve management. Now imagine making your career as a comedian. We  Continue Reading...

Five Kickstarter Projects Worth Funding – September 2013 Edition

A few months ago we covered all the different ways that using Kickstarter can help jump-start your art career, but we never actually got around to finding great examples of artists and organizations that were using Kickstarter effectively – shame on us. The good news is that Kickstarter is still  Continue Reading...

M’chel Bauxal-Gleason – Celebrity Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist

M’chel Bauxal-Gleason – Celebrity Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist Artists don’t always use what is considered the ‘typical’ canvas to create their masterpieces, and some students aren’t even aware of the exciting possibilities of pursuing a career in the beauty and entertainment industry. M’chel Bauxal-Gleason is an accomplished celebrity make-up  Continue Reading...

Jim Stevens – Master Scrimshander (March Artist Spotlight)

Imagine producing intricate works of art that can take hundreds of hours to complete. Now, imagine a legally blind artist with only a pindot of vision remaining in both eyes carrying on the tradition of one of the oldest art forms in North America. Jim Stevens is an exceptional inspiration  Continue Reading...

Engineering More Realistic and Creative Video Games Puts Designers in the Spotlight

In a recent interview in the New York Times, video game executive Jade Raymond explained to the world how her industry has begun to push towards previously uncharted diversity in game characters and themes. While Raymond estimates that this reactionary change has emerged from a desire on the behalf of audiences  Continue Reading...